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is the latest casualty and the phone hacking scandal. a news international ceo rebecca brooks resigned. one of the most prominent victims so far. tina caution has more. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's reef british executive -- chief british executive is calling it quits. the former "news of the world" editor was detracting attention as the media giant weathers the phone hacking scandal. british politics say it's time for -- politicians say it's time for him to apologize to the thousands of people hacked. >> i hope next tuesday he starts taking some responsibility for what happened in his organization. >> reporter: a parliamentary panel will grill rupert murdoch, his son james and rebecca brooks. brooks faced another committee back in 2003 and admitted giving bribes to cops to dig up stories. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: but now rupert murdoch can't seem to keep himself off the front page. murdoch will use the hearing to challenge what he calls total lies about his media empire. he told one of his own papers, the "wall street journal" that news corps bo
's former british ceo rebecca brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested 10 people in connection with the investigation but no one has been charged with a crime yet. tina krause, cbs news, london. >> still to come on 9news now at noonl this be the week that the stalemate over the budge set finally resolved? we'll tell you about the latest developments. >>> plus, they can see where they've been, but not where they're going. we'll tell you why these people are running backwards. >>> a vote to raise the government's borrowing power is scheduled for tomorrow in the house of representatives. the tea party proposal would let the government raise the debt limit if it approves a constitutional amendment requiring a billioned budget. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: the august 2nd deadline to raise
. >> at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the tabloid newspaper for years. she's now in charge of murdock's british news corporation. the paper is already taking a hit. several companies have pulled their ads. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> police have already begun to look into evidence the newspaper paid off officers in return for information. >>> anny hong is in for howard bernstein. she's up with the forecast next. >> hey, andrea. we've got some light rain and some -- a couple of thunderstorms going through the area. first, here is a look at your allergy report. the pollens are low but the mold still medium. i'll let you know how long the summer-like pattern sticks around. >>> rising waters are complicatingerts to clean up an oil spill in the yellowstone river. federal officials say it took exxon mobil nearly twice as long to seal the pipeline as they publicly reported. teps of gallons of crude oil that seeped into the water way in montana. exxon mobil is promising to do whatever is necessary to clean up the mess. >>> the crowds have come back to ocean cit
faced a mob of reporters easy met with his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks, in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdock reading sunday's final edition of the news of the world. the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking the phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: london's "daily mirror" tabloid is hitting murdock with more claims of corruption involving 9-11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with a case of milly dowler, a british team murdered in 2002. her parents met with britain's deputy prime minister monday. police say journalists from "news of the world" hacked the victim's voice mail and deleted some messages, giving her parents false hope she was alive. authorities
to former murdoch ceo rebecca brooks. >> i've never held a slumber party or seen her in her pajamas. >> but the prime minister may be losing sleep as the scandal exposes links between his own government, powerful media, and the police. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> parliament members delayed starting their summer break today in order to deal with that scandal. >>> we have an update now on that pedicab story we told you about earlier this week. we said that pedicabs are not allowed on the national mall. and now we're told that pedicabs are not regulated on the mall. but they're not against the rules. >>> coming up, howard and the hot forecast. >> j.c., very steamy already heat index values have risen into the 90s. we're getting closer to 90 with the actual thermometer. your allergy outlook came in. talking triple digit heat when 9news now at noon returns. >>> the snake head fish is on the move in the mid-atlantic. the invasive species was discovered in the potomac river about seven years ago. now, researchers found snake heads in waterways that feed into the chesapeake bay.
themselves and lying to lawmakers is a crime in itself. former news of the world editor rebecca brooks, will also take the hot seat and choose her words carefully. she's already under police investigation. >> absolutely no reason -- >> reporter: a separate committee grilled the former chief of police who resigned because of allegations police took bribes from murdoch reporters. he revealed 10 of the 45 press officers in his department used to work for murdoch's "news of the world" tabloid. charlie d'agata, london. >>> british police are still waiting for autopsy results on the news of the world whistle blower found dead in his home yesterday. authorities say sean horr's death is unexplained but not suspicious. and moments ago at the hearing, a protestor rushed at rupert murdoch from the gallery. murdoch's wife jumped to defend her husband. the hearing was abruptly halted and what happened is still being sorted out. we do know a man has been detained and he reportedly had some sort of white foam on his face. we'll bring you more information when we get it. >>> some big names are lining
, and news corps's ceo rebecca brooks next week. tina crouse, cbs news, london. >>> murdoch is still leaving the door open to purchase b sky b, saying news corp reserves the right for a bid in the future. >>> coming up, annie has the forecast. >> we've got some clouds moving in. i'll talk about the storm chances for us today, before we get some real relief in the weather. but first, here's your allergy report, where the grass pollens are still moderate and the mold also in the moderate range. 9news is next with your forecast! >>> the owner of a restaurant near harrisburg, pennsylvania is taking heat over his decision to ban children under the age of six. the ban goes into effect this saturday. the owner of mcdain's restaurant says he came up with the idea because he got tired of rowdy children. well, the decision is not sitting well with some. >> i think that's crazy. it's -- actually discrimination, because there's a lot of families that might want to go there to eat with children. >> i just don't think it's acceptable. i don't think it's good for business. >> i think it's terrible. i don't
brooks is also being called to testify. >>> the obama administration is speaking out against congressional efforts to restrict certain funding in dc. yesterday the white house released a statement opposing a bill that pulls funding for the city's needle exchange program and abortion for poor women. the administration says that if passed, the legislation would undermine the city's home rule. it also noted that such funding is allowed in other cities. >>> the son of dc council member marion barry says that he will speak publicly after his next court appearance. christopher barry is charged with drug possession. the charges stem from a domestic dispute complaint back in may. court documents show that the 31-year-old was allegedly found near a table with five bags of marijuana and a vile of pcp. police say that barry jumped out a window and tried to run away before he was arrested. christopher barry is due back in court on july 27th. >>> it seems there was nothing unusual about the dc police escort for actor charlie sheen. that according to a report from the district's inspector
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